July 2014

Symposium - Implementation of UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Aotearoa

24 Jul 2014


To be held at the University of Waikato from 24-25 July, the aim of the symposium is to explore and promote greater understanding of the implications of New Zealand’s endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples for NZ law and policy on M?ori rights. Experts in international law and indigenous rights and domestic legal issues will take part in the symposium as detailed on this web page.

Foundation funding will enable attendance by keynote speakers Professor James Anaya, UN special rapporteur of indigenous peoples, and Professor Mick Dodson of the Australian National University.

Law Foundation is providing up to $19,000: $6,900 to bring keynote speakers, $3,100 for law school student attendance and $9,000 towards publishing conference proceedings.